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Texas / The Storm / Harvey #1115331

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 28, 2017
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(Studio: Tom Llamas) The flooding in Houston, Texas, from the storm introduced; scenes shown of boat rescues, flooded streets, a line of buses, a flooded neighborhoods; flooding statistics cited. [Governor Greg ABBOTT - says we are just beginning the process.] [ABC's Eve PILGRIM:, stranded Aisha NELSON, Senora REASON‡, "YVETTE"- comment.] The rescue of a mother & her newborn noted.

(Houston: Clayton Sandell) Another flooded neighborhood featured; scenes shown of boats in the street; details given of the draining of reservoirs. [Volunteer Kenny EVANS - comments.]

(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(Houston: Victor Oquendo) The strain on shelters in the Houston area featured; scenes shown from the Houston convention center, a shelter in Dickinson, a church; details given about the future of housing in Texas. [Evacuee Asma TAYLOR, FEMA administrator Brock LONG†, WOMAN, pastor David McDOUGLE†- comment on the shelters.]

(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(Friendswood, Texas: Eva Pilgrim) The prospects for a medical crisis in Texas featured; scenes shown from the Colin-Pagel home, the hospital, rescue from the Dickinson nursing home. [Houston resident Kristen REDDING†- talks about the nursing home folk.] The difficulty in getting around in Texas making the rescues complicated discussed.

(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(Richmond, Texas: Rob Marciano) How boats are being used to rescue people & their pets & the weather forecast reviewed; scenes of rescued people; weather maps shown.

(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(White House: Jonathan Karl) President Trump's plans to visit the Texas disaster zone tomorrow & his defense of his pardon of Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio featured. [TRUMP - reads we are one American family; says Texas will be up & running very quickly; states he pardoned "Sheriff Joe" Friday night.] The President's plans to visit Texas & Louisiana on Saturday, too, discussed.

Reporter(s):
Llamas, Tom;
Sandell, Clayton;
Oquendo, Victor;
Pilgrim, Eva;
Marciano, Rob;
Karl, Jonathan
Duration:
00:13:20

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